Ruth's Pantry is an project to provide fresh, locally sourced fruit and vegetables to the area food banks and shelters
The Farmer's Market Coalition
The Farmers Market Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to strengthening farmers markets across the United States so that they can serve as community assets while providing real income opportunities for farmers.
Our Vision: Affordable, healthy, local food for all.
Our Mission: Wholesome Wave empowers under-served consumers to make healthier food choices by increasing affordable access to fresh, local, and regional food.
Our Belief: Poverty should never be an obstacle to eating fruits and vegetables.
The Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, known as the LSU AgCenter, is one of 11 institutions within the Louisiana State University System. The LSU AgCenter’s mission is to provide the people of Louisiana with research-based educational information that will improve their lives and economic well-being. The LSU AgCenter includes the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, which conducts agricultural-based research, and the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service, which extends the knowledge derived from research to the people of the state. The LSU AgCenter plays an integral role in supporting agricultural industries, enhancing the environment, and improving the quality of life through its 4-H youth, family and consumer sciences, and community development programs.